Lotte Giants vs Doosan Bears Prediction, 7/26/2022 KBO Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Lotte Giants vs Doosan Bears
Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Location: Jamsil Baseball Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
Seung Ho Kang and the Doosan Bears (36-48, 7th in KBO) host the Lotte Giants (38-47, 6th in KBO) at Jamsil Baseball Stadium on Tuesday, July 26, 2022.
As a unit, the Lotte Giants are notching 4.1 runs per game, which puts them at 8th in the league. They have earned 361 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .317. The Giants have tallied 143 doubles as a team and have hit 64 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 341 RBI's in addition to 777 base knocks on the campaign, while their team batting average is at .258. Lotte has a slugging percentage of .376 and have struck out 599 times, while getting the free base on 240 occasions.
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Dong Hui Han is a hitter who should be able to impact this game for Lotte. In his career, Han has hit 51 baseballs over the fence while knocking in 217 runs. He has amassed a slugging percentage of .424 in addition to racking up 658 bases. In his time spent in pro baseball, he came to bat 1,753 times and has notched a base knock 416 times. He has been struck out 339 times and earned a walk on 167 attempts at the plate, contributing to a .343 on-base percentage. Han has an average at the plate of .268 for his career in baseball, in addition to 182 runs scored and an OPS of .767.
The Giants have swiped 60 bases and have been gunned down 23 times, which means their caught stealing percentage sits at 27.7%. The Lotte Giants have accumulated 2,360 putouts this year, in addition to 885 assists and 73 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .978 which has them ranked 6th in the league and have a total of 82 double plays.
The Giants are sitting with a team ERA of 4.36 this season (9th in the league), and the staff has rung up 748 batters. Lotte has yielded 825 hits (9.4 per 9 innings) and 381 earned runs. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.42 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.44. Giants pitchers have yielded 47 long balls and also 423 runs in total (3rd in baseball).
Doosan has hit 52 home runs so far this year to go along with 371 runs batted in. They have hit 127 two-baggers, while taking a walk 291 times and scoring 402 runs. The Doosan Bears have accumulated an on-base percentage of .325 in addition to a team batting average of .253 for the season. The Bears have a team slugging percentage of .356 and they average 4.67 runs per contest (4th in KBO). They have been called out on strikes on 571 occasions (9th in the league) and are sitting with 743 hits.
Seung Ho Kang is a hitter who can be a difference maker for Doosan. Kang has drawn a walk 46 times while being called out on strikes on 231 occasions. He has a total of 126 runs in addition to having earned 112 runs batted in. His on-base rate is .275 and he is the owner of a lifetime OPS of .619. He has hit a home run 17 times, with 308 total bases and also a .350 slugging percentage. For the 879 at-bats in his professional career, Kang is sitting with a batting avereage of .233 in addition to 205 hits.
The Doosan Bears have turned 82 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .978 (7th in KBO). The Bears have recorded 835 assists, 72 errors and have accumulated 2,311 putouts so far this season. In their 77 tries at getting a steal, they have had success 57 times and been caught 20 times (26.0% caught stealing rate).
The Bears have a team WHIP of 1.430 in addition to having a FIP of 4.83 as a unit this season. They are currently ranked 6th in baseball as a staff in total hits surrendered with 751. The Doosan pitching staff have given up 413 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.18 (358 earned runs conceded). They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 1.71 (599 strikeouts vs 350 free passes). They have allowed 68 homers and they concede 4.83 runs per 9 innings (7th in the league).
Who will win tonight's baseball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Lotte
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